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Archive for November, 2010

Have an Idea to Improve Access to Information in Your Community? The Knight News Challenges Wants to Fund It #knc

11.18.2010 · Posted in Funding

You invent it, they fund it. Simple as that. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is running a grant competition called the News Challenge.  The News Challenge awards up to $5 million for innovative projects that use technology to transform the way communities send, receive and make use of news and information. Applicants ...

Nine Questions to Ask Before You Accept That Speaking Gig

11.14.2010 · Posted in Tips

I had a discussion with a friend this weekend about what questions we ask when accepting speaking invitations, and it occurred to me that this is the sort of thing I should blog for two reason - one I have some advice to share and two I'm sure someone will have advice to offer me. Win-win. Questions for yourself: 1. Do I ...